The Gantry for the Heavy Ion Cancer Therapy Facility in Heidelberg, Design and Construction

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Introduction: The Heavy Ion Cancer Therapy Facility HICAT at the University Hospital of Heidelberg is close to start of operation. One unique feature of the treatment facility is the first heavy ion gantry in the world. The gantry will allow the patient treatment with different ion species up to 430[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]